Parent Clubs need to work within a framework of government regulations. There are specific regulations for Parent Clubs, so even if you have experience with other non-profit groups, you may find the regulatory environment is different for your Parent Club.
Education Department and beyond
On this page we have listed various resources on the Education Department website and other organisations that may be useful. For Parent Club matters If
Governance and compliance FAQs
Usually Parent Clubs run smoothly, but every once in a while a tricky question arises – see our FAQs page for a few of them
The Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017 (Part 4, Division 7) sets out rules for Parent Clubs, including: Formation of a Parent Club Fundraising Use of funds
Merging Parent Clubs
When schools merge When schools merge there is sometimes anxiety over the ongoing role of the Parent Club. A large school with no Parent Club
Reviving an inactive club
Even if a Parent Club has not been active for some time, the club can resume activities, as long as it has not been dissolved
Winding up a club
Dissolution of a Parent Club The Education and Training Reform Regulations (Regulation 55) state: (1) A parents’ club of a Government school may not be
Your Parent Club Constitution
All Parent Clubs must ensure they have a Ministerially approved constitution, which is consistent with the current Education Regulations . More information on Parent Club
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